Reuters - - 3 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Three people were killed and one wounded in shootings at the University of Alabama at Huntsville on Friday, and a suspected shooter was in custody, a university spokesman and police said.
6 Shot, 3 Killed in Alabama Campus Shooting New York Times
SI.com - - 1 hour ago
The thrill of competition on the world's fastest luge course turned to tragedy in a flash on Friday when Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili lost control at 88 mph during a late-morning training run and flew off the final ...
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WASHINGTON—The White House formally invited lawmakers to a bipartisan health-care summit later this month, and promised to publish its own version of overhaul legislation ahead of the session.
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WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday escalated a mounting row on multiple fronts with China, refusing Beijing's demand to cancel President Barack Obama's meeting next week with the Dalai Lama.
China Urges Obama to Cancel Planned Dalai Lama Meeting Voice of America
Jerusalem Post - 48 minutes ago
A Palestinian man who tried to stab an IDF soldier on Friday afternoon died on the way to an Israeli hospital, the army said in a statement.
Palestinian Protesters Pose as Na'vi From ''Avatar'' New York Times
Voice of America - - 10 hours ago
Photo: AP Churches and opposition leaders in South Africa are criticizing President Jacob Zuma's leadership after he admitted to fathering a child out of wedlock.
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By AP CHAPPAQUA, NY (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his home on Friday after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure to fix a blocked artery.
Wall Street Journal - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid intends to use measures cracking down on offshore-tax evasion to pay for the cost of a $15 billion stimulus bill he wants to push through the Senate this month.
House Republicans plan mini-filibuster on I-960 bill Seattle Times
Boston Globe - - 2 hours ago
Patrick Kennedy said today he was relinquishing his Rhode Island congressional seat to "follow a different path," a move that would leave Congress without a Kennedy for the first time in more than six decades.
Video: Rep. Patrick Kennedy: 'Won't Seek Reelection' The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 2 hours ago
NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Reuters) - US stocks could struggle to make headway next week if a meeting of European finance ministers fails to reassure markets that they can contain Greece's debt problems.
WORLD FOREX: Euro Still Under Pressure; Greek Concerns Fester Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 36 minutes ago
Retail sales rose in January as consumers bought more electronics and appliances, but a separate consumer-sentiment index fell in February, highlighting the mixed signals coming from the economy.
Inventories And Retail Sales Point To Recovery Atlantic Online
BusinessWeek - - Feb 11, 2010
Toyota is on the ropes. Some in the commentariat think that the recall issues will blow over like sooty blast of diesel emissions.
Amid Toyota recalls, protest of auto plant closure San Jose Mercury News
PC World - - 1 hour ago
If you're a Gmail user, chances are you now have Google Buzz in your inbox. Here's how to make the most of it (or just get rid of it).
Google updates Buzz social-networking service amid privacy concerns Los Angeles Times
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Microsoft Corp. plans to introduce long-awaited new software for powering cellphones on Monday, as the company seeks to regain a technology edge in the market against rivals like Apple Inc. and Google Inc. Associated Press Microsoft ...
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The space shuttle Endeavour's heat shield is in fine shape despite three minor defects, which pose no risk to the orbiter or its six-astronaut crew, a top NASA official said Friday.
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New York Times - - 3 hours ago
The best and really only sensible thing to say about the dire romantic comedy “Valentine's Day,” which is neither romantic nor remotely comedic, is that it makes you appreciate and long for the breeziness, acting and basic competency ...
Garry Marshall sticks to plan - creating laughs San Francisco Chronicle
Daily Mail - 36 minutes ago
Around 100 family members and friends joined McQueen's father Ronald and his brother and sisters at the burial of Joyce McQueen, 75, at Manor Park Cemetery, East London yesterday.
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ABC News - - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten "Project Runway" contestants showed collections anonymously on Friday at New York Fashion Week, part of the reality show's efforts to keep the three finalists secret until the TV season ends.
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Los Angeles Times - 49 minutes ago
There was a lot of negativity from the citizens about the Winter Games until recently, but now the city is into it. A young girl wears a Canadian flag on her face as she waits with her family for the Olympic torch to be lit in front of the Inukshuk ...
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By Sports Network Dustin Johnson managed a two-under 68 Friday and is one of six leaders after two rounds of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
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Health officials continue to urge people who haven't received a swine flu vaccination to do so. Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- The H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, may have killed as many as 17000 Americans, ...
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Indianapolis Star - - 18 hours ago
Pressure is mounting on Indianapolis-based WellPoint to better justify to federal and state officials the reasons it is increasing health insurance premiums by up to 39 percent on some individual policies in Indiana and California.
WellPoint Takes Heat Over Rates Wall Street Journal
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Members of President Barack Obama's Cabinet announced nearly $1 billion in grants on Friday to increase the use of health information technology, pushing a key component of Obama's healthcare overhaul and job creation ...
Los Angeles Times - - Feb 11, 2010
Snow wraps a pretty white scarf around the sordid and everyday. It's the stuff of Cascade watersheds, the frosting on Kilimanjaro, the secret ingredient in Telluride daiquiris.
Sydney Morning Herald - - Feb 8, 2010
For the first time scientists release footage of a rare oarfish, known to be the inspiration for many mythological deep sea creatures.
New York Times - - Feb 9, 2010
From left, Jeff Robinov, president of Warner Brothers' pictures group, with his executive team: Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, president of international distribution; Sue Kroll, president of marketing; and Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution.
FOXNews - Feb 9, 2010
PHOENIX - The parents of a 14-year-old Arizona girl who was victim to shocking abuse have been arrested, KSAZ-TV reported late Tuesday.
CNN - - 10 hours ago
Are you snowed in? Send us your iReports to tell how you're staying warm and digging out Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- State offices and schools shut down, flights were grounded, and cities put emergency crews to work Friday throughout much of the South as ...